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President's Scientists: Reminiscences of a White House Science Advisor

President's Scientists: Reminiscences of a White House Science Advisor

  • by D. Allan Bromley
  • ISBN: 0300102070
  • ISBN-13: 9780300102079
D. Allan Bromley, the first person to hold the cabinet-level rank of Science Advisor to the President, here writes an engrossing memoir of his years at the Bush White House, bringing the unique perspective of a scientist to the political ...

Moral Questions in the Classroom: How to Get Kids to Think Deeply about Real Life and Their Schoolwork

Moral Questions in the Classroom: How to Get Kids to Think Deeply about Real Life and Their Schoolwork

  • by Katherine G. Simon, Theodore Sizer (Foreword by), Nancy Faust Sizer (Foreword by), Theodore R. Sizer (Foreword by)
  • ISBN: 0300101686
  • ISBN-13: 9780300101683
In this study, Katherine Simon analyses the ways teachers address or avoid moral issues that arise in middle and high school classrooms, then explains how morally charged issues may be taught responsibly in a diverse democracy.

The Religion of Paul the Apostle

The Religion of Paul the Apostle

  • by John Ashton
  • ISBN: 0300084412
  • ISBN-13: 9780300084412
In this book, a leading New Testament scholar challenges this view of Paul.

The Transformation Of American Politics

The Transformation Of American Politics

  • by David M. Ricci
  • ISBN: 0300061234
  • ISBN-13: 9780300061239
Explores the parallel and convergent social, economic and political trends within America that have transformed government in Washington and led to the development and prestige of public policy research centres or think tanks.

Death in Ancient Rome

Death in Ancient Rome

  • by Catharine Edwards
  • ISBN: 0300112084
  • ISBN-13: 9780300112085
Catharine Edwards draws on the many and richly varied accounts of death in the writings of Roman historians, poets, and philosophers, including Cicero, Lucretius, Virgil, Seneca, Petronius, Tacitus, Tertullian, and Augustine, to investigate ...

Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age

  • by Harold J. Cook
  • ISBN: 0300143214
  • ISBN-13: 9780300143218
A new and unexpected history of the Dutch pursuit of commerce in the 16th and 17th centuries and how it triggered the Scientific Revolution

The Tragedy of Cambodian History: Politics, War, and Revolution since 1945

The Tragedy of Cambodian History: Politics, War, and Revolution since 1945

  • by David P. Chandler
  • ISBN: 0300057520
  • ISBN-13: 9780300057522
This book by David P. Chandler is the first to give a full account of this tumultuous period. Drawing on his experience as a foreign service officer in Phnom Penh, on interviews, and on archival material.

Understanding Peasant China: Case Studies in the Philosophy of Social Science

Understanding Peasant China: Case Studies in the Philosophy of Social Science

  • by Daniel Little
  • ISBN: 0300054777
  • ISBN-13: 9780300054774
Daniel Little compares the positions of various social scientists regarding debates in China Studies.

European Encounters with the New World: From Renaissance to Romanticism

European Encounters with the New World: From Renaissance to Romanticism

  • by Anthony Pagden
  • ISBN: 0300059507
  • ISBN-13: 9780300059502
In this book Anthony Pagden examines some of the varied ways in which Europeans interpreted these encounters with America.

The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World

The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World

  • by Michael Howard, George Andreopoulos (Editor), Mark R. Shulman (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0300070624
  • ISBN-13: 9780300070620
This book explores not only the formal constraints on the conduct of war throughout Western history but also the unwritten conventions about what is permissible in the course of military operations.

 

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